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viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: for the second time in five months, a u.s. diplomatic post has been the target of a deadly assault. a suicide bomber detonated a vest with explosives outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey, today, killing himself and a security guard. the white house described it as a terrorist attack. the explosion occurred around 1:15 p.m. local time. afterward, police tried to hold back the crowd gathered outside the u.s. facility in the turkish capital. debris littered the street near a side entrance where the blast took place. emergency workers wheeled one of the injured into an awaiting ambulance. u.s. ambassador to turkey francis ricciardone spoke to reporters outside the embassy. >> right now, we are all dealing with our sadness at the loss of our fellow member of our embassy. we salute his bravery, his service to turkey and to turkish-american friendship. our hearts go out to his family. >> brown: in istanbul, prime minister recep tayyip erdogan called the bombing an "attack against peace in our country." and in washington, the state department's victoria
. there are new claims of a responsibility for a terrorist attack on the u.s. embassy in turkey. we know about the group and how they fit into the wider global terror network. >> the white house on defense over defense secretary nominee chuck hagel's explosive and contentious senate hearing. what are the chances that he'll get confirmed. >>> the dow closing above 14,000 for the very first time in years. will it continue? that's the big question. >>> but up first some brand new developments this out of alabama. that's where a 5-year-old boy remains hostage in an underground bunker. at this hour authorities sent a special message to the man holding him there, jimmy lee dykes. the standoff began five days ago when police say dykes kidnapped the boy from his school bus after shooting the driver. jonathan serrie is live at the scene in midland city, alabama. what's the latest? >> reporter: no resolution as the hostage standoff goes into a fifth afternoon. however, authorities say they are in constant communication with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes communicating through the pvc pipe that provides ven
the u.s. embassy in turkey's capital was an "act of terror," said a white house spokesman today. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the deadly blast from a reporter on the scene in ankara. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner reports on a widening divide between israelis and palestinians after more than a decade of starts and stops in pece talks. waer: thousas ofsraeli shoppers used to drive up this road to take advantage of the bargains in the palestinian shops just ahead. the popular shopping district has become a virtual ghost town. >> brown: secretary of state hillary clinton logged nearly a million miles visiting more than 100 countries in the last four years. ray suarez examines her legacy. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a preview of sunday's big game. npr's mike pesca joins us from new orleans, site of super bowl xlvii. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newour has been proded by: >> bnsf railw
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a 500 pound settlement with u.s. and uk regulators later this week. rbs will cover the bonus pools after a warning from the government that taxpayers should not foot the bill. rbs is planning to float the 316 branches of santander it has so far failed to sell. according to the papers, an ipo would allow the bank to dispose of that unit cleanly. lots going on. we're pleased to be joined by michael brown. welcome. >> happy monday morning. >> i know you want to talk about the super bowl. >> well, that would be nice given i was up watching it. >> i'm impressed. i should have been up staying up all night. my sister lives in baltimore. >> there are plenty of bank stories to get to in the meantime. >> absolutely. >> we're going to hear from george osborne in just a couple on hours' time. what does this mean? >> the idea is, of course, that we should have capital in both parts. but the problem is, there isn't enough capital to go around and, therefore, you don't want to spook the financial markets by saying, by the way, yes, you do need to have this. how do we get to where we want to be, i.e. en
to another deadly incident at a u.s. embassy abroad. >> explosion claimed two lives in a critical area of the world that has diplomats on high alert. >> this is what the state department is calling a terrorist attack. >> reporter: state department is calling it a terrorist attack. after 1:00 p.m. local time in turkey, a bomb went off a security check point at the u.s. embassies one person was killed, a guard at the gate. a citizen was wounded according to the u.s. ambassador there. television showed damage to part of an outer tbeat house, adjacent to the main building at the embassy. department officials said the u.s. is working closely with the turkish national police to assess the damage and casualties and will begin an investigation. >> it is a terrorist attack, we don't know who is responsible or the motivations behind the attack. >> reporter: security at u.s. embassies and come pounds have been front and center since the september 11th attack. four americans were killed in libya, including the u.s. ambassador, chris stevens. >> the embassies are picking up security. very difficult
involving tourists in egypt. >>> also new this morning, the u.s. supreme court takes up the question of dn actual sam peopling to help involve crimes. the justices will hear arguments from maryland officials who want police to be allowed to take dna samples from people who have been arrested but not convicted. twenty-eight states and the federal government already do this type of sampling. privacy advocates claim this is unconstitutional. the justices will make a final decision in the case later this year. >>> also in this morning's top stories, hundreds of concerned parents and residents in prince george's county are coming together calling for an end to violence they say is killing their children. a meeting was hosted by radio one last night calling it a state of emergency. it comes after six prince george's county school students have been murdered since the beginning of the school year. community leaders say they are ready to work with parents to create a safer environment. >>> we've got a quick school closing to tell you about. it is in garrett county, maryland where the schools are c
warn that the u-s could &pfall behind its eneeies. jennifer griffin tells us about tte dramatic changes the mmlitary would have to make. make. for the firss time in two years the pentagoo says it aircraft carriers in the persian gull. the u-s-s truman would have left defenseesecretary leon panetta blamed the utback on things will get worse.sot - being a firsttrate power in the world, we'ddturn inno a seconddrate power. that would the president'' top dempseyysayss "... yoo won't finddthis chairman arguing that we need to do more with less. you'll find me arguing &pthat if that happens we need to do less with less." as the u-s and most of its allies decrease theirrdefense spending, its advvrsariee are doing the opposite: in fact russia will surpass u-s defense spendiig in erms of overall perrent of gdp in just pwo years. china is slated to overtake the u-- in 2035.sot jim thomas says: ".. you've seen ouble digit increasss in chinese defense spending for more than 15 should not only give pause to the united states, but it really should be a source of the region as well
hometown. plus... a former u-s attorney general... speaks out on behalf of the family of late football coach joe paterno. why they say the "freeh report"... is factually wrong. covering the nation... the family of late football coach joe paterno... responds to the so-called "freeh" report, commissioned by penn state university. along with former u-s attorney general dick thornburgh... the paternos called the report "factually wrong, speculative, and fundamentally flawed." former f-b-i director louis freeh says he stands by his report. former assistant coach, jerry sandusky was convicted of child sex abuse crimes last year. he now faces a prison term of 30 to 60 years. a middle school student in washington state is expelled... for writing a "kill list" that targeted 10 classmates. the school's principal says police are unsure if the list was created as a joke ... but in light of recent events, autorities are taking threats like these more seriously. parents are hoping this will serve as a wake-up call. the student could be charged with felony harassment, which carries a penalty of up to
. tonight, droning americans. the once secret government documents that lays out when it is okay for the u.s. government to kill american citizens. plus, a woman accusing an ex-boyfriend in a last-ditch effort to win over the jury admits she did it. >> did you kill travis alexander? >> yes, i did. >> shepard: stabbed him, shot him, slashed his throat, she admits it all but she says she had a very good reason. plus, world class skier lindsey vaughn badly hurt in a big crash, air lifted right off the mountain. now, questions about whether organizers should have ever allowed this race to go forward. and, the whale that picked a bad spot to surface. >> oh my -- >> shepard: coming up, close encounter in a canoe. but first from fox this tuesday night, stories of sex, lies and the lover's bloody death. tonight, the defendant in a high profile murder trial in phoenix again testified in her own defense. her name is jody areas. she admits now she killed her ex-boyfriend stabbed him and slashed him over and over, shot him in the head and for good measure cut his throat from ear to ear. that was all bac
kyle a u.s. sniper who star in the reality series "stars earn stripes." in an interview kyle said he had no regrets about his actions in combat. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies, or civilians. >> ruth was a military veteran, but his motives are still unclear. he's being held on $3 million bond. >>> we are entering the seventh day of the hostage standoff in alabama. a 5-year-old boy is still being held in an underground bunker by jim lee dykes. police continue to negotiate with dykes who is making the boy as comfortable as possible. the boy has received a car and some cheese and crackers. police say dykes shot and killed a school bus driver last tuesday and abductsed the child. the funeral for the bus driver was held on sunday. as hundreds turned out to pay tribute to charles poland who was hailed as a hero for protecting the other children on the school bus before he was shot. >>> defense secretary leon panetta is defending the government's controversial drone program and reveals that as a catholic he g
debra alfarone got the results of the "u.s.a. today" ad meters. >> reporter: forget the battle of the super bowl, it's the battle ever the super model. now that i've got your attention, do you know which 2013 super bowl commercial ended up on top? there's only one real ranking, "u.s.a. today"'s ad meter. could i please stop standing next to these two? i'll show thu year's best and worst in a minute but first a little history. u.s. d.a. has been -- "u.s.a. today" has within ramping the ads for 25 years. this year thousands rated them online. remember this one? >> we are going to the super bowl. >> reporter: that was the first champ, an ad for american express in 1989. since then these have ranked big. >> humorous ads, entertaining ads, anything that's a little bit over the top or buzz worthy tend to do well. celebrities, animals, babies all do well. >> reporter: will they this year? well, first the bad. >> together they're perfect. >> reporter: this one people didn't like. now the top three. number three. >> god made a farmer. >> reporter: the farmer, an ad for dodge ram. number
the attack u.s. ambassador chris stevens was worried about safety in libya. >> we never received a request to do, so number one snopa any ta argued that benghazi was just one of many u.s. outposts receiving threats. >> u.s. military has neither the resources nor the responsibility to have a firehouse next to every u.s. facility in the world. >> the white house has provided few detailser the president's actions the night of the benghazi attacks. panetta revealed he briefed him of the attack but the two did not speak again that night. >> are you surprised that the president of the united states didn't call you, defense secretary panetta, and say, how's it going? >> normally in these situations -- >> did he know the level of threat? >> let me finish the answer. we were deploying the forces. he knew we were deploying the forces. he was being kept -- >> i hate to interrupt you but we've got limited time. >> the president was well aware of what was going on. make no mistake about it. >> it's a sign that the president was disengaged. panetta says he and others were in t
and people of ill repute. >> all too often we see the u.s. is doing that, elevating dictators dollars to the detriment of israel. the human rights council, 40 percent of the resolutions they put up claim that israel ignoring nigeria, sudan. neil: united and look past our differences between us and focus on our common enemy, and ask for that could destroy as. >> which is why i think you respond with this. this is what the u.n. is set up to do and finally they're doing it. i am told there is an asteroid the supposed to hit as april 132036 which gives the u.s. plenty of time to coalesce this global exclusion. neil: you don't have to worry about that. a non-issue for me. allan dodds that one. your final thoughts on whether the u.n. can do at least this right? >> i think a body that empowers home loss, the saddam government , we were just talking about it. it should not be so interested with the security of the united states of america. countries we cannot trust right now, and i would love to be able to, but we cannot. we have to take our own security into account, and i agree this is a le
leaders. she said the number of people arrested trying to enter the u.s. illegally dropped to a 40-year low. >> we've matched our successes at the border with smart, effective immigration enforcement with a focus on identifying and removing criminal aliens and other public safety threats. >> president obama will meet with business and labor leaders today hoping to convince them immigration reform will be good for the economy. >>> almost five months after the tragedy at a u.s. consulate that killed americans in benghazi libya, the senate voted to improve security at u.s. embassies overseas the measure heads to the house. [ applause ] >>> monday was john kerry's first day on the job as secretary of state. he joked about his predecessor, hillary clinton, saying he had big heels to fill. >>> public records indicate superdome officials were worried about a possible blackout months before the super bowl. officials still aren't sure what caused the 34-minute blackout. according to the "new orleans times picayune," they're looking at equipment that controls the flow of electric
perez. >> the u.s. is in the cross hairs. the intelligence community reportedly believes the united states is the target of a mass of cyber espionage campaign. they identified china as the main threat. several reports say apple closing next mobile device may be wristwatch that will perform some of the same functions as a smartphone including messages and pavements -- payments. there's a game that you manage circles to reach a total of 100. it is one of the brainy games on the ipad. >> it is a relaxing game, but is maybe a little hard at work for your brain. >> it's available also on the iphone. [hirring ] [ creaking ] [ male announcer ] trophies a awards lift you up. but they can also hold you back. unless you ask, what's next? [ zapping ] [ clang this is the next level of performance. the next level of innovation. the next rx. the f sport. this is the pursuit of perfection. >> in laurel and beltsville the tub water should start clearing up today. a contractor broken water main on the weekend causing cloudy water and low water pressure. officials say
from a d.c. area code is pretending to work for the u.s. grant's office. it's a government agency. the scammers are trying to rip people off by getting their bank account numbers and other personal information. if you get a similar call, don't fall for it. report it to the federal trade commission. >>> the social networking site, twitter, announcing it may have been hacked. an estimated 250,000 accounts may have been compromised as a result. the company's director of information security calls the attacks sophisticated, saying it is not the work of amateurs. if your account is affected, you should get an e-mail asking to create a new password. the "new york times," wall street journal, and washington post reported security breeches this week. >>> still ahead tonight, six more weeks of winter or an early spring? which is it? coming up, what punxsutawney phil did or did not see when he was popping his head out this morning. >>> and a famous train station is parting like it's 1913. the centennial celebration is next when we come back. [ male announcer ] verizon fios is the fastest in
and as general allen told me, the world does not and december 2014. there will be a u.s. presence. military, maybe smaller. but there will be if anything a bigger and more important presence and that is the reconstruction. we will be there. the tweet is absolutely correct. we plan to be there beyond 2014. host: what about you, your office? we are temporary agency. we're set up to handle this agency. at some point we go out -- and existence and what is triggered, if the amount of money not spent falls below to leonard $50 million, there is no need for rest, congress said. we go out of existence. and when that happens, the normal function. that function -- is small enough that it will happen. host: when will that happen? guest: i do not know. it could be yours -- years. host: did you talk to general allen? -- i talked to him through a phone and e-mail. he was a great support for our team and we need the military not only for protection but also to identify problems. he identified certain problems. i got to give general allen and his team credit. nobody likes an inspector general. particularly
and for the struggling u.s. postal service. starting august 5, the agency says it will stop delivering certain types of mail on saturday. that could save $2 billion per year. not everyone is on board with this decision. >> they are trying to close a $21 billion gap. the postmaster general says there are getting rid of the six-day package delivery will continue. any post office open on saturday will remain open. >> our new delivery settled schedule helps us reduce some of the pressure. >> this is the best way to save money. customers say they think there are other solutions out there. >> they should raise rates and keep 60 service. >> this customer says he would be willing to pay more postage if the post office keeps his current delivery schedule. the president of the national association of letters caria says -- carriers says -- >> it is not important. it does not affect me at all. >> following a developing story after d.c. police were involved in the shooting this morning in northwest washington. john gonzalez has been following that story. he has the latest. >> is a disturbing scene that has playe
of these agenda items through. >> every bit of it. >>> a u.s. senator's travel habits are under fire right now and may land him in serious legal trouble. we have the document showing that senator bob menendez, did not, as requested, to report that he accepted free plane trips. >>> and the fall of a man who was once the most catholic leaders in the united states. it's chevy truck month! silverado was also recognized for the lowest cost of ownership. hey, what are you gonna do with it? end table. oh. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now get 0% financing for 60 months, plus trade up to get $1,750 total allowance on a silverado all-star edition. or trade up and choose customer cash plus option package discount for a total value of $7,250. executor of efficiency. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ male announcer ] just like you, business p
gun control. >>> changes are coming for the cash strapped u.s. postal service. starting later on this year you will no longer receive letters on saturday. some are saying this change was unevidentable -- inevitable. >> reporter: the post office plans to cut mail on saturdays. >> i want my mail on saturdays. >> reporter: packages would be delivered six days a week but letters and first class mail would only go out during the weekdays. >> financial stability with postal service losses, in part, because of the growing popularity of email and online bill pay. they also blame the financial whoas on a 2006 law requiring the post sal service to pay $5 1/2 billion a year, one of the many reasons members of the learn postal workers union said this could be avoided. >> congress created a problem. congress refused to solve the problem. now management is going along. >> reporter: after already closing thousands of post offices andions, they feel thisa necessary move this will save $2 billion a year, a measure many customers say they understand. >> to me it doesn't matter. i'm retired. it
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is ordering all u.s. special troops out. the order came after allegations are torturing -- u.s. troops are torturing afghans. he wants the accused afghans handed over. the cuban leader will serve another five-year term but it will be his last. he announced today he will retire in 2018. the cuban national assembly says castro has called for senior leaders to hold off for more -- hold office for no more than two terms. a milestone moment witnessed by thousands. pope benedict delivered his final sunday blessing. as anne thompson explains, he prepares for retirement and it new controversy. >> during the final blessing of pope benedict. the 100,000 people not only got a blessing but they heard the pope give more reason for why he is retiring. he told the crowd got has called him on the mountain. -- god has called him on the mountain to live a life of prayer and meditation. he wants to live this life with the same kind of dedication but to do so in a way more appropriate for his age and strength. >> affection, closeness, and prayer. >> the event played out against the background of a new sca
airlines and u.s. airways are merging to make one mega air carriers. >> cheaper mac book pros. how much apple is lowering the price and why. >> it's shaping up to be a beautiful day to bask in sunshine and celebrate love. a more complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> complete coverage continues with don scott, jessica kartalija and first warning weather with marty bass and meteorologist tim williams. it's wjz, mayo road. >>> it is sunny and 43 degrees. your comb -- complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> american airlines and u.s. airways are merging. the boards of the two air carriers agreed last night. they will create the largest airlines in the world. the new company will keep the american airlines name and the ceo of u.s. airways will run it. >>> the sheriff in california said his deputies did not intentionally burn down a cabin that christopher dorner was in. he said the take i can was to drive dorner out not set the cabin on fire. authorities believe dorner died in that blaze but a forensic investigation is underway to positively identify thos
house just fine drone strikes on u.s. citizens overseas. nbc news reported on the memo monday night and it has gotten lots of reaction in washington. what are your thoughts? call -- we want to get your thoughts on social media as well on twitter or facebook. or send us an e-mail. we will get your thoughts in a moment. first, josh gerstein is joining us on the phone. here's your headline -- what was this memo? guest: this is a white paper that looks like it was derived from some confidential legal opinions that the opinions -- opinions that the justice department wrote that authorized drones or some other counter-terrorism operations to basically killed u.s. citizens overseas. and it talks about one set of circumstances. it looks like it is talking specifically about a particular country or type of country or certain type of leaders or terrorist organizations and under what conditions it would be ok to use this type of lethal force. it does not talk about drones per say, but it appears that is what they are referring to. if it does not rule out using its under other circumstances. it
," the u.s. is going to sue s&p for the ratings on these loans. what's going on there? can americans get money from that? >> it's unclear. it sounds as if the u.s. does win, is successful, there would likely be some compensation or some monetary award. >> explain this quickly. they're suing s&p for giving high ratings, high marks to these companies that were on shaky ground, to say the least. >> they're suing -- they're likely going to sue, according to the story of s&p, because s&p rated certain securities and certain packages of things that these financial firms had, gave them high ratings. >> gave the federal's actual instrume instruments the high ratings. >> didn't deserve those ratings. as a result, companies either kept them on their books and they went out and tried to sell them. >> so the justice department is going to sue s&p, going to get all this money, this pot of money -- >> you're jumping two or three sets ahead. that's their hope. >> who will get the money at the end? >> from the stories, i can't tell, likely go to the government and the government would disperse some of t
and u.s. airways, find out if it will affect travel prizes, next. >> the rain is starting to clear out to the east and we're watching the next batch of moisture. we will have details coming up. here is a live look at ocean city and it is foggy there. the rain is 32 and along the coast. in baltimore, is 46 deg >> more and more signs point to a likely merger brief -- between american airlines and united airways with a formal announcement perhaps coming this week. what would this mean for ticket prices? >> if you already bought -- thought you were paying a lot to fly, a merger between american airlines and usair was could add insult to injury. >> this is the fourth mega- merger in three years. >> in the long term, there will be less competition and this will raise ticket prices. in the short term, we are already going to seek higher prices. >> there are bright spots to this potential merger. travelers may have a better experience in the long run. >> you'll get on airplanes and there is moonlighting and you will look up and the bins will hold your bag. you will sit down in seats that were
the shooting by a security guard in the lobby of the family research council building. the u.s. attorney says if it weren't for the heroic actions of leo action, he would have gone on to kill a lot of people. he is scheduled to be sentenced april 29. >>> d.c. mayor, vince gray, will spend $100 million on affordable housing. that sounds like a lot of money, but housing advocates say the need is so much greater. >> $100 million in building and preserving 10,000 units of affordable housing. >> it may have been the biggest ovation since he took office, and phillips was there in the audience when the mayor announced he will spend $100 million on affordable housing. >> i jumped up to my feet and i said yes, yes. >> we're getting the help that we need and hard working individuals to do homeownership in the district. >> she works for the d.c. government, maryland is on disability, both live in southeast d.c., and each qualifies for up to $40,000 in homeowner subsidies after completing the nonprofit housing program. >> i've seen every neighborhood and redeveloped, which is a good thing. but the
. the concerning dna cases in our area. >> advocates working to protect pregnant women in the area. >> the u.s.nf cost is saying bye to baltimore. the shape's latest -- ship's latest mission and when you can see it off. those stories straight ahead. thanks for joining us, i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. it could be a testy day on this tuesday. what's going on. >> all right. so we are quiet but we are waiting for the rain to move in. so let's me show you what's going on on maryland's most powerful radar. we are dry but back off toward the south, that's where we are seeing that heavy rain now pushing atlanta. all this spreading across tennessee valley and south carolina. look at this pink here. that is little bit of wintery mix that's going to be work its way towards us. the onset we could see sleet mixing with rain but all in all we will be seeing plenty of rain as we go throughout the day. we are talking about flood potential. so with that, we have a flood watch. this means we do have the potential to get flooding so we are talking about one to two inch of rain when it's all said
. >> and if governor o'malley has his wayne, gun control laws in maryland will be some of the strictest in the u.s. and he is one step closer to achieving the goal. >> a winter storm is moving across the country and people in the midwest are buried in feet of snow. is that storm headed in our direction? that's one of the big things we want to know. thanks for joining us on this friday morning, and happy friday by the way. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. tgif. what's the weather going to be like for today? into the weekend i understand you are looking at tonight on the drive home for many people. >> exactly. we are going to deal with black ice. but as we start you out. maryland's most powerful radar, this is the storm back off towards the west dumping snow now around chicago and they could see about 6 inches maybe more across the area. but closer here at home, we can see on the southern extent of this, we are getting reports in roane own of light snow coming into the area. this will begin to continue to move into our direction as we go further into the afternoon and also the evening ti
's a question by the u.s. supreme court after the 2009 conviction of the maryland man for rape and murder was overturned on constitutional grounds. abc2 news sherrie johnson is here with details and sherrie what did the appeals court say a year ago that got us here today. >> reporter: the maryland dna collection act is a law that allows officials to take the dna from those who have been arrested, but not convicted of a serious crime. so now the question is, is it constitutionol on whether the state says once arrested you lose the privacy right. today the u.s. supreme court will figure that out as the case of alonzo king takes center stagech he was arrested in 2009 on assault charges. police took dna and the sample matched dna collected from the victim and police then linked him to a 2003 rape. king's lawyers moved to suppress the evidence of the dna match saying the initial draw violated his constitutional rights. but the lower court found king guilty of first degree rape and sentenced him to life in prison. last april, the maryland court of appeals ruled against a key provision of the la
headgear. u.s. across has no time line for recommendations or potential role in action. the response, it is irresponsible to enact legislation requiring had protection in women's lacrosse without a clear understanding of the mechanism of head injury. a version of the sport that is different from its male counterpart. he said his organization is studying the issue. >> from the public to political activism. baltimore's archbishop will make a rare appearance tomorrow before lawmakers. more about this story. >> the death penalty is one of the hot topics of this legislative session. the archbishop said that he is ready to speak his mind. from speaking before parishioners on ash wednesday to testifying before politicians, baltimore archbishop william laurie wil to convince lawmakers to vote against the death penalty. >> people commit heinous crimes and should be punished but we feel there is a better way than capital punishment, especially because there is life without parole. >> it is unusual for the catholic leader to get political but his predecessor, edwin o'brien, testified in 2009 in
as if it were an act of war. any attack against u.s. interests. now, it has become routine. we are getting a quarter of a million attacks against government facilities every day. we have a story like this today in which the federal reserve was hacked. presumably that a number of groups including anonymous. it should be very very disconcerting to all americans that we do not know who is caring out these attacks. we know, in general, that the people's republic of china carries out the largest number of attacks from mainland china against u.s. interests. mainland china and the peoples republic there. they managed to carry out, also 3500 front organizations in this country specifically to hack, acquire, steel, however you want to say it, military secrets. all of which have been the victims of cyber attacks. they say, well, nothing very much was, you know, taken from us. we do not know who did it. rest assured, it was a temporary problem and has since been fixed. it is repeated by the day. lori: do you think that these cyber attacks are escalating toward something bigger? to your point, you men
for the first wire to wire finish on the pga tour since rory mcilroy's 2011 u.s. open vic a at congressional, highlights from tpc scottsdale neck. neck-- scottsdale next. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you can't get more italian. it's on. let's roll. >>> they call it the greatest show on grass, one weekend of golf where all the rules of fan etiquette are thrown out the window. the waste management phoenix open filled with clem kids of arizona state of which -- college kid of arizona state of which phil mickelson was one, so playing in front of a pro phil crowd tonight and a pro caddy race as well. the famous 16th hole, the stadium hole through the desert flora dropping the bags diving head first to the green, yes, my man there with the backwards cap, you are the winner. how about james hahn? this also on that 16, he shot a 62 today and a
. goldman sachs chief u.s. economist out with a new report, saying that the economy will continue to go well below its potential. most consumers probably weren't aware of the hit to their disposable income until they receive their mid-january paycheck. one republican pollster in a new report rights that we have entered a new phase for the dysfunction and paralysis in washington is having a significant impact on how consumers feel about the overall state of the economy and their personal financial situation. the drop in consumer confidence, he says, is directly related to a lack of competence in our current political leaders. consumer confidence has taken a hit, a big one since post-world war ii history. already there is evidence of a slowdown in consumer spending. reports that wal-mart had its worst start to its month in seven years. the payroll tax hikes may be starting to bite. gas prices are up 51 cents in the last two months. prices are up every single day since the middle of january. it is already over $5 in parts of the country. there is a lot to talk about. the stock market hitting ne
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? first, let's ge to the news in new york city. we begin with the white house position on the u.s. government's drone campaign. a justice department memo obtained by nbc news revealed new details in how the attacks are justified despite drawing criticism from civil liberties groups, top administrative officials insist it is consistent with the constitution. >> we conduct those strikes because they're necessary to mitigate on going actual threats to stop plots, prevent future attacks and, again, save american lives. these strikes are legal. they are ethical and they are wise. >> one of the things i want to mi make sure everybody understands is our primary concern is to keep the american people safe. but to do so in a way that is consistent with our laws and consistent with our values. we say that we only take these kinds of actions when there's an imminent threat, when capture is not feasible and when we are confident that we're doing so in a way that's consistent with federal and international law. >> the subject almost certainly set the tone for tomorrow's senate confirmation hee
to show you takes the prize. they are the new record holders for the longest married couple here in the u.s.. john and anne better have been married for 80 years. oh. got hitched in 1932. but -- >> charlie. >> had an arranged marriage for her with another man. so the couple ran off and eloped. now they are shocked they hold the record. what was that -- what? >> no, am i wrong? you made it sound like oh! 80 years. >> 80 years. >> most people would find that blissful. >>> all right well mel gibson tried to figure it out but there's one simple list for guys of what women really want. >> we'll tell you when "good morning maryland" at 5:00 begins right now. >>> his weapons were legal but trespassing on a school was not. now police want to know what this guy was doing and how he got inside that building. >>> she's an inspiration to women who want to get into politics. today we remember the longest serving maryland delegate. >>> all right, super bowl champs, we know that. but what would you say the state of the ravens are today? we're going to hear from the men in charge on this thursday morning f
. the medical examiner's office is looking to identify the remains now. >>> a part of the u.s. navy that was based in maryland for more than two decades. it is on its way to its new home mitt. it left pier 11 in baltimore for its last time. it is headed to its new home in norfolk, virginia. the ship provides medical and surgical care for u.s. staff overseas. the ship has traveled everywhere from the persian gulf to haiti and even to new york city after september 11. the navy says moving the ship will save about $2 million a year. >>> hundreds of people gathered at the 9/11 memorial in new york city today to mark a somber anniversary. 20 years ago today, six people were killed and more than a thousand others were injured in the first attack on the world trade center. a truck bomb exploded in the garage below the north tower in third base. created a hole five stories deep. six islamist extremists were later convicted of carrying out the bombing, including the accused mastermind. twin to youers were destroyed eight years later on september 11. >>> still ahead on six circumstances, trag
of the u.s. embassy in ankara so we're going to be following that for us as well as she heads in for her last day and john kerry begins his first day at the state department. >> you have to say right up 'til the end she is dealing with serious issues and ensures that security around the world in our embassies are one of the hallmarks of her tenure at state. >> this morning we've been talking about the possible suspects, hezbollah, iran, syria, also al qaeda, the suspects in benghazi bombing fled to turkey after that bombing. >> lots of suspects in this. thanks guy, appreciate it. we get to "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. >> hi, soledad. stories we're watching right now in "the newsroom" the blast felt around the world. suicide bomber strikes just outside the u.s. embassy in turkey. we have the latest on this developing story. >>> mistakenly freed a convicted murderer on the loose, the latest on the frantic search to find him. >>> popular cough and cold syrups you may have in your cupboard are being recalled because the caps on the bottles aren't child proof enough. p
this morning. "u.s. a today," according to a survey -- two different perspectives on the economy this morning. we are talking about sequestration, march 1 is the deadline for congress and the president to come up with something to avoid sequestration. kevin, an independent scholar, what do you think? democrats want tax increases. caller: i think they should cut the medicaid and medicare. the president has to realize he had senior citizens with fixed income and they depend on medicare and medicaid to help with their medical bills. i agree with the caller from ohio. the economy is tough already. what happens if they did not come into the station on march 1. what happens then? host: margie, a democratic caller. go-ahead. caller: i do not believe in all of the spending we are doing. that scares me because there are so many people that -- >> as far as medicare. we have to do something. caller: we have a problem giving sompeople somethign they don't deserve. host: a director from the cia -- caller: everything our federal government has subsidized, our prices went through the roof. anybody knows you
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